retheorize

verb re·the·o·rize \ (ˌ)rē-ˈthē-ə-ˌrīz , -ˈthir-ˌīz \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of retheorize

retheorized; retheorizing
: to form a new or different theory about (something)
  • In the third stage, critics of black literature began to retheorize social—and textual—boundaries.
  • —Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

retheorization

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌthē-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌthir-ə-\ noun, plural retheorizations
    • … critical legal geography has direct implications for the retheorization of human geography …
    • —David Delaney

First Known Use of retheorize

1967

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